IT Security/Access Control/Account Management

This lesson covers account management.

Objectives and Skills Edit

Objectives and skills for the account management portion of Security+ certification include:[1]

Install and configure security controls when performing account management, based on best practices.
  • Mitigate issues associated with users with multiple account/roles and/or shared accounts
  • Account policy enforcement
    • Credential management
    • Group policy
    • Password complexity
    • Expiration
    • Recovery
    • Disablement
    • Lockout
    • Password history
    • Password reuse
    • Password length
    • Generic account prohibition
  • Group based privileges
  • User assigned privileges
  • User access reviews
  • Continuous monitoring

Readings Edit

Multimedia Edit

  1. YouTube: Roles and Account Credentials - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 5.3
  2. YouTube: Group Policy - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 5.3
  3. YouTube: Managing Password Policies - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 5.3
  4. YouTube: Privileges - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 5.3
  5. YouTube: User Access Reviews and Monitoring - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 5.3

Activities Edit

See Also Edit

References Edit